June 21, 2017

Paula K. Roberson, PhD

Professor and Chair for Biostatistics


1979 – Ph.D. (Biomathematics), University of Washington
1974 – BS (Mathematics & Statistics), Southern Methodist University

Research Interest

Design and analysis of clinical trials, variable selection, nonparametric methods

Current Research Projects

  • Director, Biostatistics Component
  • UAMS Translational Research Institute (NIH, Lowery C, PI)
  • Director, Biostatistics & Data Management Core
  • Arkansas Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) (NIH/NIA, Wei J, PI)
  • Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Osteoporosis (NIH/NIA, Manolagas S, PI)
  • Pre-clinical studies of novel therapies for embolic stroke (Culp W, PI)
  • Protein-energy undernutrition in the elderly (Sullivan D, PI)

Courses Taught

PBHL 5013 Biostatistics I